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CBS
Apr 30, 2013 5:00pm EDT
danielle nottingham at the white house. >>> president obama suggested he will consider military action against syria, if the international community confirms president bashar assad used chemical weapons on his own people. >> it is such that we don't want that genie out of the box. prodding lawmakers to find a compromise. >>> the only way to lift it is if we do a bigger deal that meets the test of lowering our deficit. and growing our economy. >> reporter: the president sounded more optimistic about immigration reform, saying that he is confident that a bipartisan bill in the senate that beats up border security and provides a pathway to citizenship will make it to his desk. >> president obama praised workers working on the boston bombing case. as for whether americans should worry about big public events, he said everyone should take a cue from boston. >> that we're not going to stop living our lives because warped, twisted individuals try to take it from us. >> it seems like a terrific young man. and -- you know, i told him i wouldn't -- couldn't be prouder. >> reporter: president oba
CBS
Apr 30, 2013 6:00pm EDT
of other topics. danielle nottingham reports for wjz from the white house. >> reporter: president obama suggested he'll consider military action against syria, if the international community confirms president bashar assad used chemical weapons his own people. >> the proliferation is such that we don't want that genie out of that box. >> reporter: the president prodding lawmakers to find a compromise that will replace the automatic budget cuts. >> the only way we're going to lift it is if we do a bigger deal that meets the test of lowering our deficit and growing our economy. >> reporter: the president sounded more optimistic about immigration reform. saying that he is confident that a bipartisan bill in the senate that beats up border security and provides a pathway to citizenship, will make it to his desk. >> president obama praised investigators working on the boston bombing case. asked whether americans should worry about big public events, he said everyone can take a cue from boston. >> that we're not going to stop living our lives because warped, twisted individuals try to intimid
FOX
May 1, 2013 7:00am PDT
's burned 75 acres. it's 8:16. just this morning, the white house sent out a notice that president obama will make a "personnel announcement" at 11:15 this morning. that's white house speak for another nomination for president obama's-term admin stration. here are the three -- administration. here are the three possibilities -- >>> senators are on recess this week but the topic of immigration reform is not. as kyla campbell reports, the debate centers on how same-sex couples are affected by the immigration bill. kyla? >> reporter: california senators feinstein and barbara bockers and other democrats -- bockers and other -- boxer and other democrats are disappointed by this reform bill. it does not include any provisions for same-sex partners. the plan introduced a couple of weeks ago, aims to make illegal immigration easier for highly- skilled immigrants, migrant farm workers and those living in the u.s. illegally. but in the bill, there's no mention of helping foreign and same-sex partners of u.s. citizens become legal, permanent residents. democrats want to offer an amendment to the ga
FOX News
May 2, 2013 6:00pm PDT
in the first place. simply put, if you're looking for somebody to blame for the white house tours being canceled, call obama. if you want to know who's responsible for all those airport delays across the country last week, call obama. now meanwhile on capitol hill, two of the president's top legislative priorities they're now on life support. first and foremost his tireless attempt to limit the second amendment rights of law-abiding americans, it failed and it failed miserably. secondly, he's been completely incapable of making any sort of progress on immigration reform, and of course his budget is dead on arrival. so much for this promise. >> enact comprehensive immigration reform once and for all. we can't wait 20 years from now to do it. we can't wait 10 years from now to do it. we need to do it by the end of my first term as president of the united states of america. >> sean: he missed that deadline. maybe if he spends less time on vacation, less time on the golf course over the next three year, maybe he could accomplish something. however keep in mind even when the president is abl
CNN
Apr 30, 2013 10:00am PDT
, a defiant president obama says the u.s. won't be intimidated by bombings in boston. in a news conference over at the white house just a little while ago the president was asked whether people should be afraid of attending large gatherings after the attack at the boston marathon, and he said, absolutely not. >> we're not going to stop living our lives because warped individuals try to intimidate us. we're going to do what we do which is go to work, raise our kids, go to ball games, run in marathons, and at the same time, we're going to make sure that everybody's cooperating and is vigilant and doing everything we can without being naive to try to prevent attacks from happening in the future the president defended the fbi's handling of the bombing investigation. we'll have much more on that, including a republican senator's response. that's coming up in 15 minutes. >>> now to the other suspected boston bomber whose voice we are hearing for the first time, two weeks after his death. we're hearing tamerlan tsarnaev speak at a pretty eerie experience. entertainment tonight got its hands on ne
NBC
Apr 29, 2013 4:00am PDT
evidence of chemical weapons are now in play in the country. president obama has said crossing that line would be a game changer. now critics are calling the credibility into question while the white house says it wants more evidence. nbc's tracie potts is live for us in washington. tracie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. that's why some lawmakers here on capitol hill say the u.s. needs to send a strong signal not only to the assad regime in syria but also to others who may be watching, and all that's underscored by the new violence there this morning. the country's prime minister survived an assassination attempt today. his convoy was bombed. there are varying reports of other deaths and injuries. now the u.s. has some evidence syria's government may have used chemical weapons on its own people. president obama had called that a red line for action. now he's cautious. >> knowing that potentially chemical weapons have been used inside of syria doesn't tell us when they were used, how they were used. >> reporter: there's pressure from capitol hill to act soon. >> for america to s
NBC
May 2, 2013 6:00am EDT
delays for travelers. workers at the white house are the latest to bear the brunt of the furlough cuts. ellen braitman has more. good morning. >> president obama began experiencing firsthand the across-the-board cuts. non commission will miss one day of work during may's first pay period. the spending cuts affect each and everyone working in the white house. say it takes about to launch a $50 million away from funding for airport construction project. the federalased by reserve. unemployment fraud cost the government $3.3 billion in 2011. fraudulent share of funds went to people who are not out of work. news on jobs. stocks were trading on a dissipating report from adp. as for this morning, we're waiting for weekly jobless claims. we're waiting for big monthly jobs report that comes out tomorrow from the labor department. that is business news. i'm ellen braitman reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. good morning. it should turn out to be a nice day today. we're starting with chilly temperatures in the 40's. 48 at the airport. some of you may ha
CNN
Apr 30, 2013 2:00pm EDT
in hopes of gaining world sympathy. as we mentioned at the white house, president obama told reporters today that the possible use of chemical weapons in syria remains a so-called game changer. and the president did not rule out any action in response to this news. >> that would be an escalation in our view of the threat to the security of the international community, our allies, and the united states, and that means that there is some options we might not otherwise exercise that we would -- that we would strongly consider. >> and -- >> want to talk about syria and the potential u.s. response here as we go forward. fred pleitgen is standing by in damascus and barbara starr at the pentagon. barbara, i want to come to you in a minute. first, fred, tell me what you're seeing in the capital city today, and what are conditions like there? >> reporter: hi, brooke. i was at that bombing site about 20 minutes after that bombing happened. i can tell you it was a scene of absolute carnage there, there were still wounded being carried out. people are very angry. a lot of them we have been speakin
FOX Business
Apr 30, 2013 11:00am EDT
's ahead. dennis: and president obama insists sequester budget cuts are hurting the economy. we're live at the white house with the latest. first as we do every day at this time, let's take a look. we went out and asked people a simple question: how old is the oldest person you've known? we gave people a sticker and had them show us. we learned a lot of us have known someone who's lived well into their 90s. and that's a great thing. but even though we're living longer, o thing that hasn't changed: the official retirement age. ♪ the question is how do you make sure you have the money you need to enjoy all of these years. ♪ dennis: let's look at the key index there. we're 15 stocks in the dow up, 15 down. tech looking good. at&t, verizon, pfizer down. they've had a disappointing earnings. now 15 after. as we do every 15 minutes, let's go to stacks now and nicole at the new york stock exchange and a look at u.s. steel. >> there's a lot of stocks to take a look at, at this time. one is easy to take a look at, u.s. steel. down 1 1/2% today after their quarterly numbers. they had a first
ABC
May 1, 2013 1:40am PDT
trauma after appearing in that photo. >>> fresh off his comedic performance at the white house correspondents' dinner. president obama met with reporters to discuss serious questions. he tackled domestic and foreigner use beginning with sear yeah. here is abc's jonathan carl. >> reporter: president obama had a clear message for the american people there will be no rush to american action in syria. for one thing the evidence is incomplete. >> what we now have is evidence that chemical weapons have been used inside of syria. but we don't know how they were used, when they were used, who used them on. >> reporter: the president is 100 days into his second term and faced a string of defeats in congress. >> do you still have the juice to get the rest of your agenda through the congress. >> put it that way. maybe i should pack up and go home. golly. mark twain said rumors of my demise may be a little exaggerated. >> the problem he said is congress. >> jonathan, you seem to suggest that somehow these folks over there have no responsibilities and my job is to somehow get them to behave
CBS
May 2, 2013 7:00am PDT
to speak to those americans evacuated from benghazi, but claim the white house won't release the names. the administration argues they have answered all relevant questions. president obama said tuesday he remains focused on finding out what happened. >> our job with respect to benghazi has been to fin out exactly what happened. to make sure that the u.s. embassy, not just in the middle east, but around the world are safe and secure. and to bring those who carried it out to justice. >> but eight months later, no suspects and no arrests. this week, the families of the fallen will see the names of their loved ones unveiled here at the u.s. state department. added to the list ambassador chris stevens, glen dougherty, ty woods, and sean smith. the union representing the foreign service says some members have questions about how these deaths could have been avoided. secretary kerry and vice president biden about honor the victims and other fallen service officers at a ceremony held here tomorrow. >> margaret brennan, thanks. >>> several wildfires burning in california. m
PBS
Apr 30, 2013 11:00pm PDT
in washington, today marks the 100th day of president obama's second term in office, this morning he held a conference at the white house and explained his stance on the use of chemicals weapons in syria. >> what we now have is evidence that chemical weapons have been used inside of syria, but we don't know how they were used, when they were used, who used them, we don't have a chain of custody that estlishes what exactly happened, and when i am making decisions about america's national security and the potential for taking additional action in response to chemical weapon use, i have got to make sure i have got the facts. >> rose: and he condemned congress for stalling efforts to close guantanamo bay. >> i have asked my team to review everything that is currently being done in guantanamo, everything that we can do administratively and i am going to reengage in congress to try and make the case that this is not something that is in the best interests of the american people. the idea that we would still maintain forever a group of individuals who have not been tried, that is contrary to who
ABC
May 1, 2013 7:00am PDT
they're saying. >> to the white house where president obama is set to provide more military aid to the rebels fighting president assad in syria. one of many issues at the press conference, abc's jon karl was there with tough questions of his own. good morning, jon. the president stepping up the pressure on syria but also making clear that we're not talking about troops here. >> reporter: that's right, george. no desire in this white house to send u.s. troops to syria or get them involved in that conflict really in any way but what they are preparing to do is significantly ramp up aid to the rebels that are fighting president assad. in the short term this will mean more nonlethal aid like night vision goggles, body armor, communications equipment, but i am told that the administration is preparing plans that would send weapons, lethal aid to those rebels. the president has long resisted because of the chance that those weapons could end up in the wrong hands. >> jon, you also asked the president a question about his languishing legislative agenda. it seemed to get under his skin
CBS
May 2, 2013 7:00am EDT
to speak to those americans evacuated from benghazi but claim the white house won't release the names. the administration argues that they have answered all relevant questions. president obama said tuesday he remains focused on finding out what happened. >> our job with respect to benghazi has been to find out exactly what happened, to make sure that u.s. embassies, not just in the middle east but around the world, are safe and secure, and to bring those who carried it out to justice. >> but eight months later there are no suspects and no arrests. this week the families of the fallen will see the names of their loved ones unveiled here at the u.s. state department. added to the list, ambassador chris stevens, glen doherty, ty woods, and sean smith. the union representing the foreign service also has questions about how these deaths could have been carried. they'll honor others aet a ceremony held here tomorrow. >> all right. margaret brennan, thank you. >>> and several wildfires are burning in california. much of southern california is under a red flag warning. that's because of wind,
KICU
Apr 26, 2013 11:30pm PDT
furloughs of air traffic controllers is now awaiting president obama's signature. the faa says it will try to resume normal schedules for controllers as soon as possible. both houses of congress passed the bill and the white house says the president will sign it. the legislation allows the faa more flexibility to shift funds under sequestration. >>> the japanese transportation minister presented a directive to top executives of japan air and all nippon airways so they take additional safety measures and install revamped lithion batteries. >>> a first confirmed debris from the japan tsunami to reach the state. the japanese government says a boat belongs to a high school marine sciences program. the japanese consulate and noaa have confirmed the boat is tsunami debris. only 27 pieces of debris found along the u.s. coast have actually been confirmed as coming from japan. most of it in hawaii, washington state, and oregon. >>> new video tonight of a protest in oakland. a few dozen people marched to police headquarters and back. the action was to show support. seattle grand jury resisters. they
KRON
Apr 30, 2013 6:00am PDT
warmer weather for friday. we may get a to mid- 90s. >> president obama is making more cabinet picks this week. he is expected to select chicago businesswoman penny pritzker 4, secretary and current white house adviser michael froman for trade rep. pritzker is chief executive of the prit zker realty group and is one of the wealthiest women in america. froman currently serves as the deputy national security adviser for international economic affairs. in the role he has served as a liaison to the g-8 in g-20 summits, and advise the president of international finance. >> murder suspect george is a moment is in a florida court right now for the first time in three months. several topics are being discussed. the most dramatic is whether the judge should demand an answer from zimmerman on if he is giving up his right to a " stand your ground " hearing. zimmerman is on trial for the february 2012 killing of 17 year-old treyvon martin. he claims that he was acting in self-defense and that is and thus protected by the floor this stand your ground law. >> a southern california woman is seekin
CNN
May 2, 2013 6:00am PDT
the president obama announcing his nominations. don lothian is standing by live at the white house. christine romans is here with us. both of these people, friends of the president, right? >> they are. i think you have seen the president very comfortable appointing people to cabinet positions who he has a long relationship with. penny going back to his days in chicago. she was born in chicago. and she was part of the preside president's -- this is someone who the president is very comfortable with. mike froman is someone he has known since he was a young man in law school. they were classmates together. he's been there with the president when it comes to these tough issues. the g 20 and g 8 as well. president obama rounding out the cabinet positions with people he thinks are best for the job and people he knows on a personal level. >> tell us how these two will affect the economy if they're confirmed. >> you're the person who is the point person around the world for the president. mike froman is the one who did all the work before you get there. he is someone who is known around the world for
FOX News
Apr 30, 2013 8:00am PDT
reaction to president obama's speaking on the boston and benghazi terror attacks during that white house news conference in our last hour. the president asked about critics raising concerns about u.s. national security in the kef those attacks. listen. >> lindsey graham a senior member of the armed services committee has said that benghazi and boston are both examples of the u.s. going backwards on national security. is he right? and did our intelligence miss something? >> no, mr. graham is not right on this issue, sure it generated some headlines. i think that what we saw in boston was state, local, federal officials, every agency, rallying around a city that had been attacked, identifying the perpetrators just hours after the scene had been examined. we now have one individual deceased, one in custody. charges have been brought. jon: well joining us by phone now south carolina republican senator lindsey graham. you heard the president there at his news conference in essence say, senator, that you are wrong. what's your response? >> with all due respect to the president we've lost eight
FOX News
May 3, 2013 3:00am PDT
. >> gretchen: ooo. that was a bit of a dig. >> steve: and president obama still in mexico this morning. that's where chief white house cor suspendent ed right now. it sounds like the president believes congress is inching closer to a deal, right? >> immigration reform, that's right. good morning. it's interesting because the president is in position now where as you know, this week he crossed the 100-day threshold to the start of his second term. he's largely empty handed on some of those big legacy items that he wants, like gun control, like a grand bargain budget deal. but he does believe he's inch closer to an immigration deal. he's been meeting with the mexican president and in a joint news conference yesterday, the president made clear that he thinks this is his best opportunity to get a bipartisan deal in the days ahead. listen to what he said. >> we've seen leaders from both parties indicate that now is the time to get reform. >> marco rubio is saying the key on this trip is for the president to show he's serious about border security, that that's the only way he's going to get any co
Current
Apr 29, 2013 3:00am PDT
see us >> peter: for better or worse. >> bill: president obama on friday before starting the rounds of parties and all kind of events leading up to the white house correspondents dinner went out to the hotel and became the first president ever to actually speak to a gathering of planned parenthood. he has long been a supporter of their democratic -- other democratiffic presidents have. but no president has ever taken the time to actually appear. the president did friday morning and left no doubt where he stands on the issue. >> 40 years after the supreme court affirmed a woman's right to privacy, including the right to choose, we shouldn't have to remind people that when it comes to a woman's health that she gets to decide what kind of care you get. the only one to make decisions about your health is you. >> that's why we fought so hard to make healthcare an every dayability reality. >> bill: putting it on the line will to to an appreciateative group. susan page, washington bureau chief for u.s.a. today will join us. michael tomasky will be he
CNN
May 2, 2013 2:00am PDT
will quell or suppress the violence brought about by the cartels. >> reporter: the obama administration is downplaying the shift in security cooperation. >> our relationship with mexico is broader than that. we have deep economic, cultural and family ties with mexico. >> reporter: dan loathian, cnn, the white house. >>> it is 18 minutes past the hour. let's get you up to date. three friends of surviving boston bombing suspect dzhokhar tsarnaev are suspects themselves. they are charged with trying to discard evidence. the third suspect, robel phillipos is charged with making false statements. sources also tell cnn tamerlan tsarnaev's widow spoke to him after the fbi released his photo. >> the fbi releasing photos of three men who may have information on the deadly attack on ben gady last fall. they're not considered suspects but the fbi wants to find and speak to them because they were on the ground of the mission when it was attacked. four americans were killed in that attack including ambassador christopher stevens. of course, he was the ambassador to libya. >>> and 11 years, 11 years
KRON
Apr 30, 2013 4:00am PDT
. >> thank you george. >> president obama is making more cabinet picks this week. he is expected to select a chicago businesswoman penny pritzer for commerce secretary and current white house advisor michael frp,am for trade representative. {rotzler chief executive of {rotzler reality group in is one of a wealthy is women in america. frp, froman currently serves as deputy national security adviser for international economic affairs. in that role he has served as a liaison to the g-eight n d- 20 summit, advise the president on international finance. >> harder suspect george zimmerman returns to 4 court date for the first time in three months. several topics are expected to be discussed. the most dramatic will likely be whether the judge should make an answer from zimmerman on if he is giving up his right to a stand your ground hearing. zimmerman is on trial for the february to dublin killing of trayvon martin. >> at southern california woman is seeking 3.2 $5 million of the hands of virus outbreak at a city national park. cathy, carillo , says she became sick with the virus of staying in c
CNN
Apr 30, 2013 11:00am PDT
. >> barbara, to you, because we have heard from president obama, he basically said that if there is confirmed usage of chemical weapons, if they're moving chemical weapons, that's crossing the red line. you hear from the president today at the white house daily briefing, he was very careful in his response here. what do you hear there at the pentagon about this? >> well look brooke what we know is the white house is you know not looking for any kind of unilateral u.s. military action in syria. that is not what they want. that said what we have learned is here at the pentagon officials are stepping up the planning for just that. some kind of military option if they have to do it. because of the chemical weapons situation, because it poses such a dire threat to so many people in the region and it basically is an international security threat if the chemical weapons are not under anyone's firm control, if they start getting used. so wha hagel has said to his people p up the planning, give me some openings give me something i can take to the pre
NBC
Apr 30, 2013 7:00am PDT
obama will hold his first press conference, marking the first 100 days of his second term today and he will be taking questions on a wide range of issues. nbc's chief white house correspondent, chuck todd is in the briefing room for us. as i understand it not one of those occasions where the president is expected to come out and deliver a piece of news. >> that's right, savannah. if you think about just the last 15 days, when you have the boston marathon investigation, those bombings are continuing. you have this sequester standoff over the airports and faa funding. and then now throw in the issue with syria, there's a lot on the table. is white houses love to have press conferences when congress is out of town. congress happens to be out of town this week so they get washington and the spin cycle to themselves. so, put all that together and the fact that this is that -- one of those mythical markers that the white house claims they don't follow but they just happen to schedule a press conference today, the first 100 dives that second term. and you have all of it coming together for a
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